While buddhism provides answers for the three most important worldview questions, the buddhist answers raise important questions in and of themselves there are several topics one could engage when talking to a buddhist in order to examine the internal and external coherence of the worldview. Buddhism trivia quizzes in our religion category 180 buddhism trivia questions to answer play our quiz games to test your knowledge the world of buddhism 10 questions tough, 10 qns, flem-ish, oct 08 02 a study of koans is the focus in this quiz i shall present a koan and you try to determine the pertinent answer to the ancient. The questions posed by life and death demand a response, batchelor said, both intellectually, ethically, socially, politically but that response is always provisional and partial and incomplete. The buddhist religion: a historical introduction, fourth edition by richard h robinson, formerly of the university of wisconsin and willard l johnson, san diego state university. Forum for discussion of tibetan buddhism questions specific to one school are best posted in the appropriate sub-forum subforums: dzogchen , nyingma , mahamudra , kagyu , sakya , gelug , jonang , chod , bön , buddhist tantra talk.
Question: what is buddhism and what do buddhists believe answer: buddhism is one of the leading world religions in terms of adherents, geographical distribution, and socio-cultural influence while largely an “eastern” religion, it is becoming increasingly popular and influential in the western world. We have been speaking about the fundamental things that we need before taking the bodhisattva vows we spoke about the foundations in the lam-rim, the graded stages of the path, and we spoke about the process and meditation for building up a bodhichitta motivation. Goals & objectives students will learn about the two forms of buddhism that dominated japan and the nation’s society and culture students will engage in a class discussion activity to better develop their understanding of zen and pure land buddhism. Five questions for robert wright the best-selling science writer argues that evolution programmed humans to suffer, and that there’s a powerful antidote: the practices of buddhism.
Frequently asked questions on buddhism the religion of the future will be a cosmic religion it should transcend a personal god and avoid dogmas and theology. Study skills and strategies (88) technology (48) sixth grade (grade 6) buddhism questions you can create printable tests and worksheets from these grade 6 buddhism questions select one or more questions using the checkboxes above each question then click the add selected. Class discussion questions is tantric (vajrayana) buddhism a logical addition to the earlier main divisions of buddhism (that is, so-called hinayana and mahayana) what are the advantages and disadvantages of the dalai lama system. If indeed the students will be as you said they are, utterly beginner, a focused discussion on the first and second noble's truths could be a very powerful gate to the dharma: how each kind of suffering they can come up with, is a result of attachment. This can lead into a class discussion about how helpful the buddha's teachings are in the modern world the dilemmas discussion frame may help with this activity meditation (key stage 3.
About the course this is designed to be a study course that takes buddhism seriously on a philosophical level by studying its arguments with an eye to seeing which arguments hold up well and which fail to be fully convincing. Compassion discussion questions some conversation starters: how would you define compassion what does a compassionate organization (company, school, place of worship, community) look or sound like how does one become a more compassionate person some buddhist traditions believe that the goal in life is to be happy and that the path to. Description: buddhism is an eastern religion that shares some key beliefs with hinduism, including karma and reincarnation it has many variations, depending on the buddhist tradition that is practiced some practitioners consider buddhism a philosophy and life practice, rather than a religion. Discussion questions 1 how did reading buddha: a story of enlightenment change your understanding of buddhism and its founder 2 one way to follow the buddha is to live a life of compassion. In this video - miscellaneous discussion, you will find a collection of 6 articles that touch upon some common questions about buddhism we hope you find these articles inspiring and will help.
»buddhist studies » basic buddhism guide » good question, good answer, © bdea/buddhanet all rights reserved. Join the discussion a place to post questions about buddhism, comment on articles you read here, and share your own practices and thoughts buddhism forum recent articles 2015 buddhist holidays lisa erickson that bird has my wings - book review lisa erickson test your buddhist knowledge. World religion: buddhism chapter exam instructions choose your answers to the questions and click 'next' to see the next set of questions you can skip questions if you would like and come back. Discussions if you already have a wordpressorg or com account, use this area to ask questions about how to use the discussion forums, about certain features, to report problems in the forums, etc discuss what is involved in secular buddhist practice, ask questions, and provide information for others 281 5,750 2 months, 1 week ago.
Answers to questions that people often ask about the buddha's teachings, with venerable s dhammika as a non-sectarian organisation, buddhanet includes on its site material which is representative of many. Find out more about buddhism's origins, doctrines, and the distinctive features of its major schools, to understand how buddhism impacts our world buddhism king milinda's questions article karma and rebirth article the five remembrances article buddhist hell article dragons in buddhism article maha pajapati and the first nuns. Buddhism the religion of buddhism originated in india between the 6th and 4th centuries bce, from the teachings of siddhartha gautama it spread rapidly through asia and the far east, and today. Religion and beliefs in myanmar burma is a predominantly theravada buddhist country an appreciation of buddhism and its history in myanmar is a prerequisite for outsiders wishing to better understand the burmese mind.
Like the taoist tao te ching, the buddhist dhammapada, the sikh adi granth, the jewish torah, the christian bible and the muslim koran --the veda is the hindu holy book the four books of the vedas --rig, yajur, sama and atharva --include over 100,000 verses. Essay buddhism questions religions 12 january 2015 buddhism questions 1 one reason why buddhism is popular in the modern world because of the desire for spiritual vitality in the middle of such a hard world. Hello all, at my school i run a 'buddhism discussion group' and we're going to be having our first meeting of the new semester soon i anticipate that we'll have alot of people who are new to buddhism and don't know too much about it but have a serious interest in it.